I am fairly new to chickens but am learning fast with the help of BYC. I plan on having more exotic chickens such as Silkies, Top Hats, Cochins, Sultans etc. We are building coops to house each kind of bird individually so we can sell eggs and be sure of what they are. This is taking a while! But, we are determined. I now have 8 silkies, 27 Top Hats, 8 Sultans, 6 Red Frizzle Cochins, 6 Black Frizzle Cochins, 5 Japanese. One Bantam Cochin Roo that is named Earl and his girl Cochin Pearl. Pearl is laying an egg every other day!